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** The "No Way" article below, though "meme" doesn't seem like the right word.
** More recently, "The Onion just straight up reporting the news again" or something similar due to the site growing a stronger and more honest liberal voice than some mainstream media outlets while commenting on the ludicrousness of Trump-era politics.

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** The "No Way" article below, though "meme" doesn't seem like "[[http://www.theonion.com/article/no-way-to-prevent-this-says-only-nation-where-this-36131 'No Way To Prevent This,' Says Only Nation Where This Regularly Happens]]" gets reposted with the right word.
same bread text whenever there's a mass shooting in the US, which has caused people to start linking to it by themselves.
** More recently, A variation on "The Onion just straight up reporting the news again" or something similar is often used in response to their Trump-era articles due to the site growing a stronger and more honest liberal progressive voice than some mainstream media outlets while commenting on the ludicrousness of Trump-era politics.during this period.

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** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWdN4hA-rB0 "'No Values Voters' Search For Most Evil Candidate]]"


* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: The "Ask A" columns generally feature the columnists ignoring the letters and writing about their own lives, areas of expertise or other things- for example, "[[https://www.theonion.com/ask-the-dauphin-1819583935 Ask The Dauphin]]" involves the Dauphin acting like a RoyalBrat. Said columsn might have been even funnier if the columnist had actually tried to respond to the letters in their own way, such as said Dauphin answering the second letter by suggesting that is only natural that inferior people like commoners could become criminals.

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: The "Ask A" columns generally feature the columnists ignoring the letters and writing about their own lives, areas of expertise or other things- for example, "[[https://www.theonion.com/ask-the-dauphin-1819583935 Ask The Dauphin]]" involves the Dauphin acting like a RoyalBrat. Said columsn columns might have been even funnier if the columnist had actually tried to respond to the letters in their own way, such as said Dauphin answering the second letter by suggesting that is only natural that inferior people like commoners could become criminals.


** [[http://www.theonion.com/articles/ive-got-you-dumb-motherfuckers-eating-right-out-of,19014/ "I've Got You Dumb Motherfuckers Eating Right Out of My Hand"]] is basically Creator/{{Pixar}} [=CEO=] Creator/JohnLasseter bragging that his movies bring in a ton of money and are pretty much critically beloved. Later that year, ''WesternAnimation/{{Cars 2}}'' came out and was the first movie in the Pixar library to get critically savaged. Its follow-ups, ''WesternAnimation/{{Brave}}'' and ''WesternAnimation/MonstersUniversity'', were better-received, but didn't receive anywhere near the acclaim of their earlier work. Pixar's reputation has never recovered since (with the ''possible'' exceptions of ''WesternAnimation/InsideOut'' and ''WesternAnimation/{{Coco}}'' ), and the article became downright prophetic in light of Lasseter's sexual harassment allegations revealed during the #[=MeToo=] movement of 2017.

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** [[http://www.theonion.com/articles/ive-got-you-dumb-motherfuckers-eating-right-out-of,19014/ "I've Got You Dumb Motherfuckers Eating Right Out of My Hand"]] is basically Creator/{{Pixar}} [=CEO=] Creator/JohnLasseter bragging that his movies bring in a ton of money and are pretty much critically beloved. Later that year, ''WesternAnimation/{{Cars 2}}'' came out and was the first movie in the Pixar library to get critically savaged. Its follow-ups, ''WesternAnimation/{{Brave}}'' and ''WesternAnimation/MonstersUniversity'', were better-received, but didn't receive anywhere near the acclaim of their earlier work. Pixar's reputation has never recovered since (with the ''possible'' exceptions of ''WesternAnimation/InsideOut'' and ''WesternAnimation/{{Coco}}'' ), ''WesternAnimation/{{Coco}}''), and the article became downright prophetic in light of Lasseter's sexual harassment allegations revealed during the #[=MeToo=] movement of 2017.


** [[https://www.theonion.com/residents-of-indiana-join-together-to-form-collective-c-1819573362 "Residents Of Indiana Join Together To Form Collective Consciousness"]] inadvertently predicted a major plot point from season three of ''Series/StrangerThings'', [[spoiler:in which the Mind Flayer creates a HiveMind in a small town in Indiana. This one only manages to cover thirty people rather than the entire state, but it more than makes up for it with the BodyHorror that it subjects those thirty people to.]]

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** [[https://www.theonion.com/residents-of-indiana-join-together-to-form-collective-c-1819573362 "Residents Of Indiana Join Together To Form Collective Consciousness"]] inadvertently predicted a major plot point from season three of ''Series/StrangerThings'', [[spoiler:in which the [[EldritchAbomination Mind Flayer Flayer]] creates a HiveMind in a small town in Indiana. This one only manages to cover encompass thirty people rather than the entire state, but it more than makes up for it with the BodyHorror that it subjects those thirty people to.]]

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** [[https://www.theonion.com/residents-of-indiana-join-together-to-form-collective-c-1819573362 "Residents Of Indiana Join Together To Form Collective Consciousness"]] inadvertently predicted a major plot point from season three of ''Series/StrangerThings'', [[spoiler:in which the Mind Flayer creates a HiveMind in a small town in Indiana. This one only manages to cover thirty people rather than the entire state, but it more than makes up for it with the BodyHorror that it subjects those thirty people to.]]


** [[http://www.theonion.com/articles/ive-got-you-dumb-motherfuckers-eating-right-out-of,19014/ "I've Got You Dumb Motherfuckers Eating Right Out of My Hand"]] is basically Creator/{{Pixar}} [=CEO=] Creator/JohnLasseter bragging that his movies bring in a ton of money and are pretty much critically beloved. Later that year, ''WesternAnimation/{{Cars 2}}'' came out and was the first movie in the Pixar library to get critically savaged. Its follow-ups, ''WesternAnimation/{{Brave}}'' and ''WesternAnimation/MonstersUniversity'', were better-received, but didn't receive anywhere near the acclaim of their earlier work. Pixar's reputation has never recovered since (with the ''possible'' exceptions of ''WesternAnimation/InsideOut'' and ''WesternAnimation/{{Coco}}'' ), and the article became downright prophetic in light of Lassiter's sexual harassment allegations revealed during the #MeToo movement of 2017.

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** [[http://www.theonion.com/articles/ive-got-you-dumb-motherfuckers-eating-right-out-of,19014/ "I've Got You Dumb Motherfuckers Eating Right Out of My Hand"]] is basically Creator/{{Pixar}} [=CEO=] Creator/JohnLasseter bragging that his movies bring in a ton of money and are pretty much critically beloved. Later that year, ''WesternAnimation/{{Cars 2}}'' came out and was the first movie in the Pixar library to get critically savaged. Its follow-ups, ''WesternAnimation/{{Brave}}'' and ''WesternAnimation/MonstersUniversity'', were better-received, but didn't receive anywhere near the acclaim of their earlier work. Pixar's reputation has never recovered since (with the ''possible'' exceptions of ''WesternAnimation/InsideOut'' and ''WesternAnimation/{{Coco}}'' ), and the article became downright prophetic in light of Lassiter's Lasseter's sexual harassment allegations revealed during the #MeToo #[=MeToo=] movement of 2017.


** [[http://www.theonion.com/article/beautiful-cinnamon-roll-too-good-for-this-world-to-35038 Beautiful Cinnamon Roll Too Good For This World, Too Pure]] has become a term of endearment on Website/{{Tumblr}}. "Cinnamon roll" or "precious cinnamon roll" has also become shorthand for TheWoobie, or for anyone so precious and cute that the speaker would fight to the death to protect them from {{Woobie}} status.

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** [[http://www.theonion.com/article/beautiful-cinnamon-roll-too-good-for-this-world-to-35038 Beautiful Cinnamon Roll Too Good For This World, Too Pure]] has become a term of endearment on Website/{{Tumblr}}.Website/{{Tumblr}} and other sites. "Cinnamon roll" or "precious cinnamon roll" has also become shorthand for TheWoobie, or for anyone so precious and cute that the speaker would fight to the death to protect them from {{Woobie}} status.



*** Similarly, "[[https://www.theonion.com/freedom-wielding-high-schooler-freedoms-down-16-classma-1834921265?rev=1558455843318&utm_content=Main&utm_campaign=SF&utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=SocialMarketing&fbclid=IwAR24gXJEVvbezSYd1yw6qcOL0L74sZUqbHoSu1YpQ0ibPWAeexjqADweg1I Freedom-Wielding High Schooler Freedoms Down 16 Classmates In Latest Mass Freedoming]]" pulls no punches and substitutes every single word having to do with shooting, guns, killing, etc. with "freedom" to mock the people whose only defense against gun control is it being a freedom protected by the Second Amendment.


* [[http://www.theonion.com/articles/god-distances-self-from-christian-right,30087/ God Distances Self from Christian Right]]. Because SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped.

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* [[http://www.theonion.com/articles/god-distances-self-from-christian-right,30087/ God Distances Self from Christian Right]]. Because SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped.


** The Onion ''itself'' might have become this post-2017.

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*** Similarly, "[[https://www.theonion.com/freedom-wielding-high-schooler-freedoms-down-16-classma-1834921265?rev=1558455843318&utm_content=Main&utm_campaign=SF&utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=SocialMarketing&fbclid=IwAR24gXJEVvbezSYd1yw6qcOL0L74sZUqbHoSu1YpQ0ibPWAeexjqADweg1I Freedom-Wielding High Schooler Freedoms Down 16 Classmates In Latest Mass Freedoming]]" pulls no punches and substitutes every single word having to do with shooting, guns, killing, etc. with "freedom" to mock the people whose only defense against gun control is it being a freedom protected by the Second Amendment.


* The Onion ''itself'' might have become this post-2017.

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* ** The Onion ''itself'' might have become this post-2017.

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* The Onion ''itself'' might have become this post-2017.

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: The "Ask A" columns generally feature the columnists ignoring the letters and writing about their own lives, areas of expertise or other things- for example, "[[https://www.theonion.com/ask-the-dauphin-1819583935 Ask The Dauphin]]" involves the Dauphin acting like a RoyalBrat. Said columsn might have been even funnier if the columnist had actually tried to respond to the letters in their own way, such as said Dauphin answering the second letter by suggesting that is only natural that inferior people like commoners could become criminals.

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